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CyManII: Strengthening and Securing U.S. Manufacturing

05-16-2024:
View the annual report from CyManII, who advances cutting edge research in industrial security.
Read more on cymanii.org

SAMSAT STEM Summer Camps

05-16-2024:
Enroll your students with SAMSAT for exciting learning and discovery opportunities!
Read more on samsat.org

SwRI: Training Courses and FREE Online Webinars

05-16-2024:
Learn from industry R&D experts who are renowned for problem solving and providing premier services to an array of government and industry clients.
Read more on swri.org

Market Luncheon: Exploring Growth at Port San Antonio

05-16-2024:
Hear from Port leadership on how the organization is elevating San Antonio's global profile.
Read more on sanantoniosmps.org

Community Lab Space for Bioscience Startups Completed

05-16-2024:
VelocityTX offers emerging bioscience companies a space to do research with pathogenic or infectious organisms.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Future-Ready Business Podcast: Preparing the Workforce of Tomorrow

05-15-2024:
Cliff Zintgraff of SAMSAT shares insights on preparing the next generation of the workforce for the future amidst rapidly changing times.
Read more on jw.com

Southwest Research Institute Studies Boiling Liquids on the Moon and Mars

05-15-2024:
SwRI has partnered with Texas A&M for the endeavor.
Read more on expressnews.com

SwRI Investigating Unusual Substorm in Earth’s Magnetotail Using MMS Data

05-14-2024:
Research examines the nature of explosive events in the magnetosphere.
Read more on swri.org

Longtime Community Champion, Business Leader Joins Port Board

05-14-2024:
Gabe Farias brings longstanding experience in public affairs, community leadership and entrepreneurship to his new role.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UT Health San Antonio Receives $1.5 Million to Advance Cancer and Alzheimer’s Research

05-11-2024:
Monies will fund eight faculty members and their projects.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

UT Health San Antonio to Lead Study of First-ever Oral Chlamydia Vaccine

05-11-2024:
Infections are often left untreated due to the lack of specific symptoms.
Read more on finance.yahoo.com

MAY 29: Blood Drive at Boeing Center at Tech Port

05-10-2024:
Help save a life - make an appointment to donate blood/platelets.
Read more on biobridgeglobal.org

FORCECON Makes its Return to Boeing Center at Tech Port This Weekend

05-09-2024:
Event will feature all six U.S. military branches in an esports competition.
Read more on prnewswire.com

Top Scholar Uses Her Passion for Research to Fight Diseases

05-09-2024:
Marissa Coppin was recently recognized for a research proposal she submitted on the electrical properties of newborn neurons.
Read more on utsa.edu

Local Researchers Receive $1M to Improve Trauma Care Using AI

05-08-2024:
Prize was awarded by the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative, an initiative of The University of Texas System.
Read more on utsa.edu

Port Wants to Build $1 Billion-plus Campus to House Air Forces Cyber

05-08-2024:
Officials have floated a proposal to build the 16th Air Force a consolidated campus on the Port.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Plus One Robotics Introduces InductOne

05-07-2024:
Dual-arm automated parcel induction solution is designed to optimize parcel singulation and induction in high-volume fulfillment and distribution centers.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

SwRI Evaluates Reliability of Pressure Relief Valves in Train Derailment Scenarios

05-07-2024:
Researchers contributed to report that shows valves effectively prevent overpressurization and explosion.
Read more on swri.org

As San Antonio Grows, So Will the Tech and Science Sectors of the Economy

05-07-2024:
San Antonio is the second fastest growing city in the nation.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

New App for Substance Abuse Treatment Developed in San Antonio

05-07-2024:
The app, known as KIOS, is described as a prescription digital therapeutic.
Read more on tpr.org

Port Spends Big to Sell its High-tech Jobs to San Antonio Students

05-06-2024:
Middle school and high school students from area schools compete in a two day drone competition.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Port San Antonio Jockeying to Be ‘Flying Car’ Hub

05-06-2024:
Site preparation for a vertiport at the Port is set to begin this month.
Read more on www.expressnews.com

Workbench for Offline Robotics Development™ (SWORD™) Launched at Automate 2024

05-06-2024:
Southwest Research Institute develops user-friendly ROS programming graphical toolkit for developers.
Read more on swri.org

Venture Capital Fund with Local Ties Focuses on Women-led Tech Startups

05-04-2024:
Rogue Women's Fund II LP invests in women-led b2b, software-as-a-service enterprise companies.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Showcasing San Antonio's Leading Edge in Tech and Education to the World

05-02-2024:
The Port recently led a delegation as part of Aviation Week’s MRO Americas 2024 convention in Chicago, Illinois.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SAMSAT: FREE After School STEM Classes

05-02-2024:
Program is open to qualifying students in grades 3-6.
Read more on samsat.org

Local Investor Group Alamo Angels Strikes Cross-border Partnership

04-29-2024:
Agreement will boost international business between the U.S. and Mexico.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio Nonprofit Awards $100K Grant to Aid Local Teachers

04-25-2024:
The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology, based at the Port, is the beneficiary of the grant - which will support educational initiatives.
Read more on communityimpact.com

Fiesta de los Niños 2024: A Look Back

04-24-2024:
The family-friendly event featured an array of tech-focused activities while offering many of the traditional attractions that have helped defined it over the years.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI’s Dr. Marc Janssens Recognized for Role in Establishing Cone Calorimeter Fire Testing

04-24-2024:
The National Fire Protection Association selected fire testing device for 2024 Philip J. DiNenno Prize.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI-led Eclipse Projects Shed New Light on Solar Corona

04-22-2024:
Airborne, ground-based observations provide unique data and engage the public.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA’s Jose Lopez-Ribot Recognized for Research on Fungal Infections

04-18-2024:
Lopez-Ribot is nationally recognized for developing strategies to diagnose, prevent and treat candidiasis.
Read more on utsa.edu

Hundreds of People Converge at Port for 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

04-17-2024:
Students and adults alike learned how San Antonio is playing a leading role in humankind’s future on the Moon and beyond.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

CyManII CEO Named Designee on Texas Semiconductor Innovation Consortium

04-17-2024:
Howard Grimes, Ph.D. will work to ensure Texas’ place as a national leader in advanced semiconductor research, design and manufacturing.
Read more on cymanii.org

Growing ‘Femtech’ Sector Part of BioMedSA’s Annual Startup Pitch Fest

04-15-2024:
Femtech, which is generally defined as tech-enabled, consumer-centric solutions addressing women’s health care, is a growing field within bioscience.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

The Biggest High School Esports Tournament in San Antonio History

04-12-2024:
The area's top gamers recently converged at the Boeing Center at Tech Port to showcase their skills in front of hundreds of attendees.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Capital Factory: Cup of Capital

04-10-2024:
Join Capital Factory - the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas - as it hosts its monthly coffee networking event at the Boeing Center at Tech Port.
Read more on eventbrite.com

26 Things Economic Developers Need to Know This Week

04-04-2024:
Port partner Greater:SATX explores the evolving dynamics of our economy.
Read more on econdevshow.com

Local High School Students Prepare for Electric Car Race

04-04-2024:
The Alamo City Electrathon takes place on April 20.
Read more on ksat.com

Next-gen National Security Company Opens Port SA Site

04-04-2024:
Perton will fuel synergies with federal agencies, industry, academia and San Antonio's tech corridor.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA Joins Consortium to Create Sustainable Aviation Hub in San Antonio

04-03-2024:
Group will develop and promote energy technologies that could potentially decarbonize the aviation sector.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Awarded $6.4 Million to Advance Cognitive Electronic Warfare

04-02-2024:
SwRI engineers developing EW algorithm to ‘think like a human’.
Read more on swri.org

Europe's Largest Cybersecurity Conference Coming to San Antonio

04-02-2024:
InCyber Security Forum expected to bring 5,000 international attendees.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI to Build the Spacecraft Bus for In-space Refueler Servicer Program

04-01-2024:
Institute will have key role in $25.5 million Space Mobility and Logistics prototyping project.
Read more on swri.org

Geekdom Partners with Local Nonprofit to Ignite Entrepreneurship in South Texas

03-30-2024:
Geekdom and the San Antonio Area Foundation have created the Accelerate South Texas fund.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - Mar./Apr. 2024

03-28-2024:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

Introducing the 2024 Trinity University Stumberg Seed Round Startups

03-28-2024:
Eight student-led teams competed in the Louis H. Stumberg Venture Competition.
Read more on trinity.edu

APRIL 7: R20 Premier Esports Grand Finals

03-28-2024:
Watch as San Antonio's best high school esports athletes go head-to-head.
Read more on www.samsat.org

APRIL 8: FREE Eclipse Watch Party at Boeing Center

03-27-2024:
Enjoy activities for all ages and view astronomy displays inside the AREA 21 exhibit hall before and following the big show in the sky.
Read more on samsat.org

SwRI’s Dr. Rohini Giles Receives NASA Early Career Achievement Medal

03-26-2024:
Planetary scientist recognized for achievements analyzing Jupiter’s atmosphere.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Develops More Effective Particle Conversion Surfaces for Space Instruments

03-25-2024:
Interdisciplinary project creating smoother surfaces to improve low-energy particle detection.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Leads Airborne, Ground-based 2024 Eclipse Observation Projects

03-24-2024:
Eclipse events offer unique opportunities to study the solar corona.
Read more on swri.org

Local Venture Studio Raises $30M

03-20-2024:
Mission 3A builds its primarily health-focused software companies from the ground up.
Read more on bizjournals.com

APRIL 7: SAMSAT Festival De Esports hits Tech Port

03-19-2024:
Come play games on fast computers, test your skills against celebrities, and learn about esports opportunities.
Read more on ksat.com

Local Leaders Aim to Inspire, Connect Women in Business and Tech

03-18-2024:
Women in Robotics and Geekdom are two organizations that are encouraging women to thrive in STEM-related fields.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

FREE EVENT March 20: Leading Women in Tech

03-14-2024:
Join us for a special evening highlighting women who are at the forefront of groundbreaking technological advances right here in our community.
Read more on eventbrite.com

SA SMART - Mayor’s K-12 Smart City Challenge

03-13-2024:
Opportunities are available for mentors in advanced industries across San Antonio.
Read more on sa-smart.org

Hundreds of Students Converge at Port for Mayor's Cyber Cup

03-13-2024:
The students were among the region's participants in CyberPatriot XVI, a yearlong nationwide defensive cybersecurity competition.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI Receives $2 Million NASA Grant to Develop Lunar-regolith-measuring Instrument

03-13-2024:
SPARCI instrument to make the first measurements of the Moon’s megaregolith
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Develops Off-road Autonomous Driving Tools Focused on Camera Vision

03-12-2024:
Researchers develop powerful vision-based autonomy alternative to lidar, radar, GPS
Read more on swri.org

Texas Awards Millions in Cancer Research Funding to SA Institutions

03-12-2024:
UT Health San Antonio has been among the largest recipients of CPRIT awards over the last several months.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How UTSA is Making April’s Eclipse Accessible for Visually Impaired People

03-12-2024:
Students are building LightSound devices, which convert light into sound to make solar eclipses more accessible to people who are blind or have low vision.
Read more on utsa.edu

UTSA Astrophysicist Explores Eclipse-related Educational Opportunities

03-11-2024:
Chris Packham discusses an ongoing STEM outreach project aimed at educating local K-12 students.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Uses ENABLE Tool to Assess Injury Risk in Soldiers

03-11-2024:
Markerless Motion capture technology predicts injury risk in military trainees.
Read more on swri.org

Trinity University to Celebrate Space Week

03-06-2024:
School will host events for the April 8 total solar eclipse.
Read more on trinity.edu

UTSA Joins Federal Consortium to Advance AI Safety

03-06-2024:
The U.S. Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium (AISIC) supports the development and deployment of trustworthy and safe AI.
Read more on utsa.edu

Juno Spacecraft Measures Oxygen Production on Jupiter’s Moon, Europa

03-05-2024:
Study puts narrow constraints on how much oxygen is produced within Europa’s ice shell.
Read more on swri.org

MARCH 21: CAST Schools Senior Hiring Fair

03-04-2024:
High school seniors will get the chance to meet with local employers to explore and interview part-time and full-time career opportunities.
Read more on castschools.com

Port Unveils New Details About $300 Million Futuristic Office Tower

03-04-2024:
The state-of-the-art facility will be an illustration of the cybersecurity, aerospace, defense and advanced manufacturing work being done at the Port.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI Develops Low-emission Natural-gas-fueled Hybrid Truck

03-04-2024:
SwRI-designed medium-duty truck demonstrated a 25% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions with hybrid natural gas powertrain.
Read more on swri.org

Geekdom to Unveil New Space to Local Entrepreneurs

03-01-2024:
Geekdom is a collaborative startup community and coworking space based in San Antonio.
Read more on sanantonio.culturemap.com

MARCH 2: U.S. Military Service Academy Day

02-29-2024:
San Antonio students interested in attending a U.S. Service Academy are encouraged to attend and meet with representatives.
Read more on house.gov

TechBloc's Plan to Transform SA Startup Scene

02-28-2024:
Local tech advocacy nonprofit recently traveled to Monterrey, Mexico to survey its tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA Researchers Honored by NAI for Impact on Medical Industry

02-28-2024:
NAI members hold over 1,000 U.S. patents, 344 of which are licensed technologies and commercialized products.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Scientists Lead Two Europa Investigation Teams

02-27-2024:
Projects will investigate properties of the Jovian moon to inform NASA’s upcoming Europa Clipper mission
Read more on swri.org

Texas Biomed Receives $1 Million to Expand and Modernize Campus

02-26-2024:
Texas Biomed is a world leader in infectious disease research and in developing diagnostics, vaccines and therapies.
Read more on txbiomed.org

UTSA Research Expenditures Reach Record High, Further Driving Texas' Economy

02-26-2024:
FY 2023 was the fourth consecutive year that UTSA’s annual research expenditures exceeded $100 million.
Read more on utsa.edu

Port-based 16th Air Force and Poland Cyber Command Join Forces to Counter Increasing Cyber Threats

02-23-2024:
Partnership is about information sharing, the key ingredient in today's security landscape.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

Race for Jetsons-like Air Travel in Texas Gaining Speed

02-22-2024:
Millions in new federal funding could help fuel Port San Antonio's pursuit of autonomous advanced air transportation.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Local Students Witness Plane They Built Soar into the Sky

02-19-2024:
Dragon 1, a small airplane built by Southwest High School students, roared to life before taking off on its first official flight.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

St. Philip's College Trains Talent to Fill Solar Industry Jobs

02-16-2024:
Degree program provides students with the skills necessary to work in the electrical power generation industry.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI Scientists Find Evidence of Geothermal Activity within Icy Dwarf Planets

02-15-2024:
Webb telescope observes potentially young methane deposits on surfaces of Eris, Makemake.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics Surpasses 1 Billion Successful Picks

02-14-2024:
Port-based company - one of the most successful startups in the city's history - enhances supply chain productivity.
Read more on mobilerobotguide.com

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